There are 6 ways to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Ottawa to Charlottetown, line 1 bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Charlottetown (YYG) YOW - YYG
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Charlottetown Mall to Confederation Centre

$279 - $877

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Fly Ottawa to Moncton, bus  •  7h 26m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Moncton (YQM) YOW - YQM
  2. Take the bus from Moncton Airport to Amherst, NS
  3. Take the bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown

$166 - $555

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Train to Montreal, fly to Charlottetown  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Charlottetown (YYG) YUL - YYG

$297 - $1,073

Bus  •  22h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
  3. Take the bus from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive

$237 - $357

Train, bus  •  25h 9m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Moncton
  3. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Amherst, NS
  4. Take the bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown

$263 - $466

Drive  •  14h 46m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Charlottetown 1339.4 km

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 14h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown is to fly and line 1 bus which costs $270 - $900 and takes 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Charlottetown. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Confederation Centre via Gare d'autocars de Montréal, Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy and Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 30m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Charlottetown is 977 km. The road distance is 1339.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown without a car is to bus which takes 22h 30m and costs $230 - $360.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Ottawa to Charlottetown, including transfers.

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Ottawa to Charlottetown bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Ottawa, ON station.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Charlottetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 38m.

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Ottawa to Charlottetown bus services, operated by Autobus Les Sillons, arrive at Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive station.

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What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Charlottetown, PE, Canada?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Charlottetown via Montreal, PQ, Gare d'autocars de Montréal, Quebec Station, Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy, Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive, and Walmart in around 22h 30m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Charlottetown via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Moncton
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Moncton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Moncton
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$85 - $120
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$85 - $130
Train from Montréal to Moncton
Ave. Duration
17h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $280
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$120 - $160
Economy
$160 - $230
EconomyPlus
$200 - $280
Business
$280 - $400
Bus operators
T3 Transit
Phone
+1 902-566-9962
Website
t3transit.ca
Bus from Charlottetown Mall to Confederation Centre
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
T3 Transit
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton Airport to Amherst, NS
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
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maritimebus.com
Bus from Amherst, NS to Charlottetown
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
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maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Amherst, NS
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Book at
maritimebus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$50 - $70
Online Fare
$19 - $28
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $40
Standard Fare
$36 - $41
Refundable
$47 - $50
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
intercar.ca
Autobus Les Sillons
Phone
+1(418) 986 3886
Email
info@autobuslessillons.com
Bus from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.com

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Charlottetown is 1h ahead of Ottawa. It is currently 11:05 PM in Ottawa and 12:05 AM in Charlottetown.

Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Charlottetown is 1339 km. It takes approximately 14h 46m to drive from Ottawa to Charlottetown.

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Air Canada offers flights from Ottawa Airport to Charlottetown Airport.

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There are 96+ hotels available in Charlottetown. Prices start at $150 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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